Partnership Perspective from the National Science Foundation: Invention to Impact
Innovation programs at the National Science Foundation (NSF) advance ideas from the laboratory to the marketplace to strengthen America’s economy, health, and security. The Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP) in the Engineering Directorate leads several programs to translate fundamental research into market solutions. IIP supports and trains researchers with promising technologies, as well as funding high-tech startups. Learn about the NSF’s central role in supporting graduate research, accelerating the growth of the national ecosystem and hear about specific funding opportunities.